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in the situation. >> early saturday morning officers in san francisco shot a man who raised a gun at them. and later that day officers in san jose shot a suspect during a chase. several hours after that, police in union city killed another man with a gun. >>> the mystery surrounding a teddy bear with a purple heart medal left at a memorial has been sold. our sister station cap ptured the imagine of a man leaving the purple heart. later a deputy got a later from the man saying in part the bear reflects. love of community, the red ribbon for the bloodshed in the line of community. the purple heart for the sacrifice above and beyond all duty. the police department says it was deeply moved. a man has been arrested for stealing flowers from the memorial. police say ken maffei took the flowers, and he says he purchased the flowers but couldn't produce a receipt. >>> the public memorial service for loren butch baker and elizabeth butler will be held thursday at noon at hp pavilion in downtown san jose. >>> san francisco police are trying to track down an ass
. in san francisco, kpix5. >> as neighbors wait to find out what is going on under ground some backyards are sinking as the soil under them shifts and people are finding new cracks in the walls of their homes. >>> well, tomorrow, san jose's new $10 minimum wage goes into effect. it was approved by voters last fall. community and labor leaders hope the increase will bring in more business. >> reporter: with a line that looks like this you know these barista's are hard at work and soon their paychecks will better reflect it. >> i am happy about that. >> reporter: he works two min mum wage jobs and still has to borrow money from his parents but thanks to this initiative the min mum wage will go from $8 to $10. giving thousands of workers a raise. >> i know for me, personally, and my friends it makes a big difference. >> reporter: soon, you will see new signs in store front windows encouraging people to spend the extra money they are earning right here in san jose. this is the logo for the new earn and spend campaign that kicks off tomorrow. >> we kno
. saturday delivery is going away at the pony express. but somehow a $2 million convention at san francisco got the stamp of approval as we sent sharon chin to find out why. sharon? >> reporter: ken, some critics have blasted the event. but the u.s. postal service says it is necessary. some people raise their eyebrows when they hear that 400 u.s. postal service executives are gathering for the national postal forum at the center in san francisco. >> and i don't think that it is very wise about spending the money. >> reporter: and so why is the postal service spending more than $2 million for the conference when they said they are going broke? the conference executive director goodson says that it is the one chance that postal executives get all year to network with 3,600 of their most important client who pay a total of $22 billion in postage last year. >> the u.s. postal service is not doing them any good just staying at the plaza in the headquarters. they need to meet with theircustomers. >> it is a sponsored golf tournament, which is one of the contributors. everybody pays their own regi
in san francisco want to know who took an assault rifle from an unmarked police car. on saturday someone broke into a locked vehicle on mission street and grab ared the ar15 -- grabbed the ar15 rifle. it's a type of gun given to officers who may use it during incidents like a barricaded suspect. san francisco police have sent out an alert to other agencies to recover that weapon. >>> a woman seen caught breaking into a san francisco home held police off with a shotgun for more than two years. residents of alliance street home arrived yesterday afternoon to find their house being burglarized. they left and called 911, and a stand off ensued. s.w.a.t officers talked the suspect into dropping the gun and a hatchet and then surrendering. she is facing burglary charges. >>> tragedy the at escape from alcatraz try at ron this week, a -- triathalon. a 46-year-old man died. organizers say the man had a massive heart attack in the bay. the fire department pulled him out of the 55-degree water and then tried to revive him but just couldn't. this is the
. san francisco's mayor is already imagining the lights as a more permanent fixture. mayor bite: we talk about this being a two- year commitment. (butt sot) with the success this already has, i will predict that people including myself will want this to be ongoing certainly during my lifetime (applause) the display is illuminated by...25- thousand led lights...wrapped around 100- thousand led lights...wrapped around 100- thousand feet of cable. all those lights -- the electricity bill must be a fortune, right? nope: just 15 bucks a night. that works out to 11-grand over the two-year lifespan of the display. and remember, kpix-5 is the official broadcast partner for the bay bridge alliance. we'll have continuous coverage of the countdown to the opening of the new eastern span right here. the hayward city council voted last night, to end its red light camera program... aimed at catching drivers who run through, without stopping. the feeling there is... motorcycle officers are more effective. the program costs the city one-point-three million dollars a year to operate. annual r
-- that shooting caused a chain reaction crash that killed two people in a taxi. >>> san francisco police are searching for an assault rifle stolen from an unmarked police car. the ar15 gun was in the the car on mission street when someone broke the window and grabbed it saturday night. that type of gun is given to specially trained officers. san francisco police have sent out an alert to other agencies to try and find the weapon. >>> a woman with a rifle and a hatchet held san francisco police off for more than two hours yesterday. it it started when residents of lion street home walked in on a burglary. s.w.a.t officers talked to the 22-year-old suspect into dropping the weapons and surrendering. she is facing burglary charges. >>> san francisco police are searching for a missing man who has the mental capacity of a teenager. dewin was seen friday on his home near sickles avenue. that's on mission street. 5 feet 1, 90 pounds, black hair and brown icy. he functions as a 12 to 14-year- old and can be easily confused. >>> tragedy at escape from alcatraz
. police say he hit a girl saturday night while she was crossing the road. san francisco's district attorney says tragedies like this are avoidable. >> this is a tragedy and this is the kind of outcome that doesn't need to occur. >> she was a student at lowell high school. coincidentally yesterday san francisco supervisors unanimously approved using almost $800,000 in federal money to improve pedestrian safety along sloat boulevard. >>> the bay area has been dodging scattered showers throughout the afternoon as this cool wet weather hangs around a little while longer. chief meteorologist paul deanno has the hd doppler radar fired up. what's happening? >> reporter: hi-def doppler is mainly dry has been for much of the day. some isolated showers here on there. most of the rainfall fell last night. one spot i'm tracking now between vallejo and napa heading east so heads up in fairfield. you may get a shower or two. a live look outside mainly cloudy skies. chances are a couple of trees or branches were down in your neighborhood. mill valley had a
.74. according to gasbuddy.com the average in san francisco is $4.15 a gallon. oakland, $4.10, and san jose $4.11. lowest average in california is in sacramento at $4.02 a gallon. >>> 6 teenagers are dead after their suv went into a swampy pond in northeast ohio this morning. a total of 8 teens were in the honda passport when it hit a guardrail, overturned and ended up in the swamp near the city of warren. five teens were trapped in the suv. a 6th was found underneath it. two of the passengers escaped and ran to a house for help. it is a tough loss for the working class town of 41,000. >> took most of this morning to meet with all of the family members, that i possibly could at both hospitals. we are going to pull together and we are going to be there for them. >> the authorities say all of the teens were between the ages of 14 and 19. there is no word what caused the accident but investigators do not believe alcohol was involved. >>> in an animal sanctuary opens to the public next week after a lion killed a 24-year- old intern. the privately run cat ha
. they have people asking, are they hate speech or free speech? kpix5 is in san francisco with a look at the ads being bought by a group called the american freedom defense initiative. >> the point of advertising is to get your message heard, these bus ads are susceptible. ads went on muni buses today. they point out what terrorists have said. draws us closer. >> the purpose of our campaign is to show the reality of jay gihad. >> put up similar billboards here last year. these. they compared israel's enemies as savages. >> san francisco won't tolerate bigotry. >> the d.a. led a group of city leaders denouncing the ad. >> the only thing necessary for evil to prevail is for good people to look the other way and do nothing. >> when somebody, affects us. >> i am nearly using high profile muslims and their own words. how does that paint every muslim with the same brush. i don't understand that. >> is it hate speech or free speech? doesn't seem to matter much to muni. >> can i swear on a bus ad? >> it depends on the issue. depends on what you are saying. >> muni felt obligated b
do not have a suspect. >>> in san francisco, police believe a homeless man was sleeping on top of an elevator when he was crushed. his body found last night in the elevator shaft at the montgomery bart station. >>> and in san francisco, police now say the woman who held off officers with a shotgun and a hatchet for hours after breaking into a home was high on bath salts. the ordeal happened march 3rd at a home in the 2800 block of lyon street. s.w.a.t. officers negotiated with her for more than two hours before she surrendered. she faces burglary charges. >>> a series of ads is coming to a muni bus near you. and they have people asking, are they hate speech or free speech? kpix 5's mike sugerman is in san francisco with a look at the ads being bought by a group called the american freedom defense initiative. >> reporter: liz, bus ads will be up for the next four weeks and you might not even have noticed them except the opposition to these ads is making a big deal about them. >> reporter: the point of advertising is to get your message heard
mode a little tighter you see we're still dry, san francisco south of san jose. but that rainfall is now encroaching on you in mendocino county, ukaih, cloverdale getting light rain in a few minutes, clearlake and healdsburg getting light rain as it works from north to south. first up is a front which will move through tonight giving all of us some much-needed rainfall about a quarter to half inch. but then after the front we're not done because upper level low pressure will bring an additional chance of rainfall. this will not be a one-hit wonder like the past few rain chances have been. rain moving in this evening, wet through the morning commute tomorrow but not done after tomorrow morning. more rain moving in later this week. details and all the timing and totals coming up. >> thank you. >>> the rain is not going to dampen the excitement of tonight's unveiling of the new bay bridge lights project. after weeks of testing, the switch will be flipped in less than four hours. let's go live to mobile5's ken bastida, who spoke to the man behind t
, the average for a gallon of unleaded is $3.74 according to gasbuddy.com. san francisco average is $4.15. over in oakland it's $4.10. san jose at $4.11. the low he was average prices in california are in sacramento at $4.02 a gallon. >>> a new compliance director is set to begin work today at the oakland police department. a u.s. district court judge appointed thomas frazier to oversee the opd reform efforts. he is the former police commissioner of baltimore, maryland and former deputy chief in san jose. his job is to get oakland police to comply with the set of reform measures that were supposed to be completed five years ago. >>> a popular berkeley restaurant will resume taking reservations today just days after it was damage by fire. chez panisse has canceled all reservations through march 23 but starting today will take new reservations for after that date. the cause of friday's fire is still under investigation. >>> there was a rocket launcher among the weapons turned in at a gun buy-back in vallejo this weekend. nearly 350 firearms were turned
. crime concerns are much lower in san jose and san francisco. and you can find the full results of that poll on our website, cbssf.com. >>> well, oakland police did have something to celebrate today. they recovered a priceless piece of california history taken in a brazen museum burglary. kpix 5 reporter ann notarangelo shows us the case is far from closed. >> reporter: the jewelry box is exactly where it should be. it's in the museum behind me but it is still a mystery as to who took it and what were they going to do with it? >> it's been many sleepless nights. >> reporter: it may look like just an expense every jewelry box but this piece of california gold rush history evokes a lot of emotion. it's one of the iconic pieces in this museum. and when the oakland museum of california director got the call yesterday that it had been recovered -- >> i cried. i was in my car, pulled over and burst into tears. >> reporter: oakland police say 45-year-old parolee andre franklin has been charged with possession of stolen property. they have been loo
a little sea breeze into san francisco but about 64 degrees in oakland. and warmer weather is on the way. we'll talk more about that in a moment. right now let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> we have delays right now coming into fremont. so three of the left lanes are blocked on northbound 680 because of this overnight roadwork and it's not scheduled to wrap up until about 6:00 this morning. so again that's northbound 680 between mission boulevard south and mission boulevard north. in the meantime if you want to ride bart, so far we checked in with bart 38 trains on time. looking outside right now, a lot of the overnight roadwork is picked up including 880 by 66 all lanes open toward downtown oakland this morning. no metering lights and no delay on the bay bridge getting into san francisco. right now bridge crews are working to clear the stall on westbound 92 on the incline section of the san mateo bridge. so as you can see, it's still early so it's not causing a delay. that is traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> less t
in san francisco last month blamed on antiquated pipes. your neighborhood could be at risk. for this neighborhood a long term solution could be months away. kpix's don mack has the story. >> reporter: neighbors gather and commiserate in front are of tagged houses. no one knows what's happening. >> in two weeks, we're going to be doing boring into the ground to get a better sense of what's happening. >> earlier in the month february 7th, a resident told a faster response to her 2911 calls may have saved property. >> at the rate how fast it was coming out that could have made us just -- a life changing difference. >> three yellow tagged for limited use and 17 other the water damage, along with a dozen cars. >> there may have been complaints about how fast workers responded but the city is promising a complete fix. >> we're going to step up to the plate and make sure we get the repairs done and into their home. whether their insurance is covering it or not, the city's going to make sure the residents are whole. >> we want to set up a storefront so people can have a centralized
for the election this morning. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran here in san francisco where the mass at st. mary's cathedral starts at 8 a.m. good morning, cate. >> reporter: good morning, frank. san francisco's archbishop will be presiding over today's special mass as many bay area catholics await a conclave decision. we were here the last time they had a special mass to celebrate the end of benedict's papacy. today the focus is on new beginnings as the conclave kicks off, bay area catholics told kpix 5 they already have an idea of what they want in a new pope. >> the majority of the catholics in the world are his spinks and latinos. i definitely -- are hispanics and latinos. i definitely think this time we should be given the opportunity for an american cardinal. >> reporter: most catholics surveyed say the church is out of touch with its members and are now looking for a leader who can modernize the church. 54% say they want a pope with more liberal teachings. 19% want to keep in line with benedict's traditional catholic values and 18% want the new pope to
here in san francisco held a special mass this morning to market beginning of the conclave. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran found out what they are expecting and hoping to see for the future of the catholic church. >> exciting to have somebody new and fresh and to see which direction they are going to take us. >> i'm so excited. it's such a wonderful time to be a catholic. >> reporter: the selection process has begun and bay area catholics are celebrating. ♪ [ music ]♪ >> reporter: this morning, san francisco's archbishop salvatore cordileone said mass in honor of the start of the conclave. he shared the challenges the new pope will have to face. >> to understand how to support the growth of the church know those areas where christianity is newer and seems to be more vibrant and growing while we try to reevangelize parts of the world where christianity is established. >> reporter: dozens of parishioners attended the special mass to show support for for this historic moment. >> i think it's a real opportunity for the church to have a new period
this morning. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran here in san francisco where a special mass is scheduled at 8:00. >> reporter: the last time we were here we were celebrate the pope benedict. today's mass is about new beginnings. san francisco's archbishop cordileone will be presiding over today's mass. the focus is on the selection of the new pope as the conclave kicks off. some bay area catholics tell us what they want to see in a new pope. >> i think the church needs a reformist and somebody who can crackdown on what the church teaches. >> reporter: the majority of catholics surveyed say the church is out of touch with its members. 54% want a pope with more liberal outlook. 19% say they want to keep in line with benedict and 18% say they want the new pope to be conservative. of those survived the poll says catholics don't want age and experience but youth and change. live in san francisco, kpix 5. >> we have continuing coverage of the change at the vatican this week including a san francisco cardinal's reaction. a gallery of pope benedict's service.
with scott pelley." >>> a woman is hospitalized after being hit by a muni train in san francisco. she was struck by an outbound m line train near 19th and junipero serra this afternoon. the victim needed cpr at the scene. we are told her injuries are life-threatening. the train operator is being questioned to determine exactly what happened. >>> checking other bay area headlines, get ready to pay more to ride bart. the board today approved fare hikes based on inflation. that would mean a fare increase of just over 5% next year. >>> also a san francisco firefighter suffered minor injuries fighting a blaze in the mission district a couple of hours ago. a fire believed to have started in a back room before spreading to the rest of the home on allison street. crews had to re-enter the burning structure to rescue two dogs trapped inside. but one of the pets did not make it out alive. >>> and the musician who collapsed during a san francisco symphony performance has died. the oboist william bennett suffered a brain hemorrhage on stage last saturday night
and requested a towboat. but rough sees kept it from reaching them. >>> san francisco state students celebrated arbor day by planting trees in their neighborhoods. the event was part of the week long celebration for the university's new president. they planted trees along junipero serra boulevard with help from the city department of public works. >> they care about the environment and the beauty of trees and you know what? we're all trying to make san francisco look better every day. >> arbor day is actually arbor week in california. it kicked off two days ago. >>> scammed out of a trip to the halfiest place on earth. a woman -- the happen yost place on earth. a woman caught selling bogus tickets and how police caught her. >> a local project helping teens in need go to the prom. >>> good evening, what a spot- on seasonal day we had across the bay area. that's a look from dublin, where today it was 68 degrees. currently, 60. now the day that will pan out to be th warmest. the forecast is coming up. save up to 40% on closeout sets from beautyrest
to stop the gun shows from happening. the new bill would require approval from san francisco and san mateo before it could go on. >> joining us live is state senator mark leno. >> good morning. >> good morning. what is the point of this bill? >> for years now the top priority for the neighborhood surrounding the area is to get the gun show out of cow palace. we've tried to ban them. senator spear a few years ago -- actually nine years ago introduced the first bill. i got a bill to schwarzenegger's desk. he vetoed it. we're not trying to ban anything now. as repeated, keep the decision making closer to those who will be impacted by the decision made. >> let's be honest here. you're out to ban gun shows at the cow palace. you're just saying rather than the state doing it, we want to give the locals the power to do it, but the ultimate goal is to ban gun shows. my question is why? >> the bill will require that the board of supervisors of each county, even though the land is own by the state, approve a resolution saying we support a gun show. i can'
-old kiran brewer of san francisco is suspected of hitting and killing a 17-year- old girl over the weekend. >>> three people accused of stealing a sailboat from sausalito running it aground in pacifica expected in court today. bail more than a million dollars each. the keys to the 82-foot yacht had been left inside the cabin. >>> so when the lights go down in the city, cue the journey music, please, 25,000 l.e.d.s turn on right here in san francisco. >> thought you were going to start singing. >> not a chance. [ laughter ] >> not that song anyway. >> the bay lights art installation debuted last night. >> oh!! look at that! >> the dazzling display is funded by $8 million in private donations. it will go on from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. nightly until 2015. san francisco's mayor is already imagining the lights as a more permanent fixture. >> we talk about this being a two-year commit mint. with the success this has, we're already -- i will predict that people including myself will want this to be ongoing certainly during my lifetime. [ applause ] >> it certa
treasure island into the city of san francisco. we have team coverage tonight starting with kristen airs who shows us how all this works. kristen. >> that's right. ken, they pushed a button just about two hours ago and just take a look at it. this is the flashiest that the san francisco bay bridge has ever looked at 1.8 miles wide and 500 feet high, this is the largest led light structure in the world and tonight we watched it come alive. >> tonight bay bridge sparkled. >> it's gorgeous. i love it. >> illuminated by an electric symphony 25,000 led lights wrapped around 100,000 feet of cable on the bay bridge sfwlit's great the city puts this on, you know, brings positive energy, positive vibe toth city. >> this is the culmination of two and a half years of planning politicking and for artist leo villareal passion. >> it has a very universal quality. almost anyone can see it and have some response to it. >> it took electricians months from october to january to install every last light and after that weeks of comprehensive testing for lighting failures. the result, an $8 million piece of
years, when the contract with the camera company expires. hundreds of city workers rushed san francisco city hall last night. 20:26:35 "we have the power!.. union power!" the city is exploring the idea of lowering wages for new hires in dozens of different job categories. the protestors say the pay cuts would primarily hurt women and people of color. about 20 women were arrested after staging a sit-in.. and refusing to budge. in other bay area news... the three people accused of stealing a sailboat from sausalito and running it aground in pacifica are expected in court today. bail is more than a million dollars each. police say the keys to the 82- foot "darling" had been left in the cabin a special election is tentatively set for june fourth... to fill the seat of disgraced santa clara county supervisor george shirakawa junior. shirakawa resigned last week, amid charges of perjury and misuse of public funds. time is 4: the t-s-a back- tracks. the types of knives you will soon be able to carry on a plane. plus: spilling the beans? kate middleton drops a big hint about her b
caugiran is here in san francisco where a special mass is scheduled at 8 a.m. >> reporter: the last time we were here for a special mass was celebrating pope benedict. san francisco's archbishop will be presiding over today's special mass as many bay area catholics await a conclave decision. the focus is going to be on the selection of the new pope as the conclave kicks off. kpix 5 spoke with some bay area catholics who say what they want in the new pope. >> a reformist and crackdown on what the kristian really teaches. >> reporter: a cbs news poll shows the majority of the catholics say the church is out of touch with its members and now catholics are looking for a leader who can modernize the church. 54% say they want a pope with more liberal teachings. 19% want to keep in line with benedict's traditional catholic values and 18% want the new pope to be conservative. out of those surveyed this time, catholics aren't looking for someone with experience and age but they are looking for someone with youth and new ideas. live inch is, cate caugiran,
francisco and san mateo county supervisors before any gun show could go on. >> that's right and this morning, i sat down with him and asked him point-blank if this is aimed at a ban or not. >> we're not trying to ban anything. we're saying as governor brown repeated throughout his administration, keep the decision-making closer to those who will be impacted by the decision made. >> and locate be honest here. >> yeah. >> you're out to ban the shows at the cow palace. you're saying rather than the the state doing it, we want to give the locals to the -- the power. my question is why? >> the bill will require the boards of supervisors of each county, even though the land is owned by the state, approve a resolutions saying we support a gun show. i can't this will you -- tell you who is going to be a record 40, 50 years from now and if there was a change of heart. >> cut to the chase. >> sure. >> and i want to know why is that -- and all appear to be law-abiding, following the gun control laws in the state of california. why do you want them back? or is this a political statement in. >> i asked t
jose, about 58 in san francisco. and 58 degrees in santa rosa. more on our rainy weather coming up. right now i'll send it back to you guys. >> all right, lawrence. thank you. rain is definitely not on the wish list for one san francisco neighborhood. sinkholes are opening up all over after a big water main break in west portal and it's causing major problems for at least half a dozen homeowners. three homes have been red- tagged meaning they are uninhabiteddable. three others are yellow-tagged signifying they are dangerous but people can still go inside. experts say the ground is still so saturated with water that the foundations of those homes are giving way. the city is trying to help everyone affected. >> it's very unsettling. this happens to everyone. it's nod good. at the same time, we are doing our best to be responsive and i have had a number of homeowners say they appreciate what we're doing. nobody wants this. >> it could be months before the ground is dry enough to make the necessary repairs. the city is paying for temporary housing f
are estimated between $20,000 and $30,000. >>> in san francisco, a new police substation is officially up and running tonight. mayor lee cut the ribbon to the central market safety hub this afternoon at sixth and mission street a problem area for crimes from drug dealing to mugging. the mayor hopes increased police patrols will change all that. >>> people in one bay area community want gun control of a different kind. they want to be able to decide if a gun show can come to town. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington is live at the cow palace to show us what's standing in their way. >> reporter: cow palace stratles san mateo county and san francisco county but is actually owned by the state. because of this, it's been hard for local leaders to have any say over what happens here but a new bill could change that giving supervisors a voice and a tool to curb violence. >>> reporter: >> what you see here today are people saying enough is enough. >> reporter: the supervisor, people who live in her district and other community leaders gather outside the cow palac
heading into san francisco. elsewhere 880 if you are traveling in the east bay, there may be some overnight roadwork in lanes towards downtown oakland and once again crossing the golden gate bridge, nice and quiet in terms of dry weather, different story today than we saw yesterday but overall looks like the drive time is sluggish because of that overnight roadwork on the approach to the bridge in both directions northbound 101, two lanes blocked for another 25 minutes or so. coming up, we'll check mass transit. in the meantime, back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> questions remain this morning after an animal park volunteer was mauled to death by a lion. it happened yesterday at cat haven, an animal sanctuary in the sierra foothills just east of fresno. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is live in the newsroom with more on what happened. cate. >> reporter: michelle, we actually still -- we know very little about what happened before the fatal attack, like provoked the attack and why the intern was in the enclosure unsupervised. we know the victim
to san francisco ended with police shoot asking killing a plan there that they say pointed a gun at them. it all started this morning at 12:30 when officers tried to pull over a suspected car thief. the driver took off and eventually jumped out of the moving car in san francisco's little hollywood neighborhood. that's when the confrontation turned deadly. >> suspect turned on the officers and one of the daly city officers i discharged his -- discharged his firearm striking the suspect. the suspect didn't survive the injuries. >>> well, it's a bad situation and it's getting worse. >> we just have not been able to locate mr. bush and so for that reason, the rescue effort is being discontinued. >> engineers say the sinkhole inside this house is unlike anything they've ever even. the man swallowed by it cannot be found. and now the rest of the subdivision is in danger. it is something no one can quite get their minds around. a hole in the earth opening upenders a house de-- up under a house devouring a man in his bed. the sinkhole is now 50 feet
in the city sparked a two- alarm fire that injured a san francisco firefighter this morning. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec with what happened inside that house. >> reporter: three homes damaged, a firefighter sent to the hospital, all started by a spark from what firefighters think was a marijuana growing operation. >> it was pretty obvious. >> reporter: two floors of this home on 8th avenue were filled with growing marijuana plants, the third used for drying. >> often times there's high intensity lights and often times that's what starts the fire. >> it appears that an override of the electrical system was done so most likely it's electrical in nature. >> reporter: the fire started around 8 a.m. and if anyone was home at the time, they weren't when firefighters showed up. in fact, firefighters aren't clear on who was living here at all. >> there were stacks of mail that addressed to various people. this will be an ongoing investigation. >> reporter: with so many wood framed houses nearby neighbors are glad the firefighters were able to put it ou
will run the next four weeks. >> the ads are on ten of muni's 800 buses and san francisco isn't alone. the ads have also appeared in washington, d.c. and chicago. >>> for the world's 1.2 billion catholics, they could have a new leader which -- by the end of the week. the conclave is set to begin. the process shrouded in ritual, tradition and mystery. anyone involved, from the cardinals to their staff, their drivers, even waiters, must swear an oath of secrecy. danielle nottingham is in vatican city. >> reporter: good morning, ken. another rainy morning here in vatican city and the scene is set. 5600 journalists are credentialed and residents are prepared. now it's up to the college of cardinals to deliver the new leader of the catholic church. papal vestments are prepared in the room of tears. just before noon eastern time on tuesday, they will begin their conclave behind the locked doors of the sistine chapel. vatican staff will tend to the cardinals and took an oath to secrecy on monday. the cardinals will certainly be talking to each other
badly. we can smell it. >> reporter: the mayors of san francisco, san jose, santa clara and others came together on the stadium's northwest plaza to symbolize the bid to bring the super bowl here in 2016. >> there is no greater place to have a super bowl than here in silicon valley. >> it will be a regional effort with regional ben films. >> bring the super bowl here, it will be a regional effort with regional benefits. >> it's an incredible. >> reporter: the heart of the stadium is the new high-tech stadium. after the new orleans super bowl blackout this year, officials will highlight the stadium's energy efficiency. >> we have enough solar panels for our ten home games to be powered by the sun. we'll be net neutral on the grid to home games. that's something nobody else in the world can say in sporting events. >> reporter: despite the stadium being in santa clara and closer to san jose -- >> we're only a long putt from the border of san jose. >> reporter: south bay mayors know san francisco look the marquee name. >> san francisco is an iconic
bart police, san francisco police and firefighters arrived, they found a homeless man in the elevator shaft. bart police say they also found a few other items on scene. >> bart police sergeant on scene did report that bedding and personal effects were found on top of the elevator car. now, whether those belonged to the man who is deceased or to someone else, and whether someone had been, you know, living in the shaft for a period of time, hopefully will be determined by the investigation. >> reporter: police say it appears the man was sleeping at the top and was crushed to death. he was found wedged between the elevator and the wall of the shaft. investigators are still trying to determine how that homeless man got into the shaft in the first place and apparently -- or how long had he been living there or if he had been living there at all. live in san francisco, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> there were no delays on bart or muni as a result of this investigation. >>> family and friends are searching for an oakland woman missing for five
.m. near the intersection of 24th and bryant in san francisco's mission district. kpix 5's don knapp spoke with neighbors earlier tonight about the murder. >> reporter: family members, friends and neighbors gather on the streets of this house in bryant street to remember and mourn the death of a college student who was home on spring break. jacob vadlevedo were walking on the street when according to san francisco police a hispanic male got out of a vehicle and asked him if he were a gang member and then shot him. he was taken to a hospital where he died. the gunman fled. the friend was not injured. >> it's a tragedy. you know this neighborhood is changing a lot. it's -- definitely gentry fying but still you have pockets of violence here that are persist tent. >> reporter: in january, he ends the holidays and heads back to oregon saying san francisco, it's been real. see you in a couple of months. then last week, he sends -- finally done with my last class, break time. on his twitter page he writes -- i'm mischievous and i'm calculated. the violence that took his life leaves his father inc
the landfill by the ton. not for long. the new purpose for old shingles. >> dodgers caps in san francisco city hall? obviously something is very wrong here. and we're not talking about the selection of music. >> mother nature's selection of seasons a little bit off. we're not even in spring yet and we had a summer-like feel with mid-50s and clouds for most of the day at the beach but you go inland, i'll tell you what you had temperatures 20, 25 degrees warmer. beautiful shot of the city. there's a look at san jose. find out when you may hit 80 in san jose. that's coming up. dodgers caps i >>> members of the san francisco symphony took to city hall in dodgers caps in protest today. musicians are on the verge of striking next week because of a possible pay freeze. the dodgers hats represent higher wages made by musicians in the l.a. philharmonic orchestra. a strike would cancel the east coast tour. >>> you would have to work more hours than there are in a day in you are making minimum wage to afford rent. don ford reports. >> reporter: the government d
rain. back to you. >>> rain is definitely not on the wish list for one san francisco neighborhood. sinkholes are opening up all over after a big water main break in the west portal is causing major problems for at least a half dozen homes. three homes been red-tagged and three others yellow-tagged. experts say the ground is still so saturated with water that the foundation of the homes are giving way. >> we are looking to replace the water main that broke the 16" up to vicente just to ensure we don't have any further problems with the age of the pipe. >> could be months before the ground is dry enough to make necessary repairs. the city is paying for temporary housing for all the displaced residents. the water department expects to work on the water line every day for three months. >>> it's the first murder in campbell since 2007 and police need your help. dozens of people gathered at santa clara high school for a candlelight vigil to remember 18-year-old richard vega. he was shot to death sunday night as he walked near the community center on l
as it develops. >>> in other headlines, the passenger in a car was shot this afternoon in san francisco's financial district. it happened in front of an apartment building at 38 bryant street which is just off the embarcadero. the driver took off looking for help. eventually winding up on market. well, from there, the wounded man was taken to san francisco general hospital. no word on his condition tonight. >>> a high-speed chase on highway 101 ends with the arrest of three burglary suspects. the men were spotted in san mateo and chased south into sar carlos and belmont. it ended on rinconada circle where there was a crash. no shots were fired. >>> a brief break from the wet weather just coming to an end. chief meteorologist paul deanno shows us where the rain is starting to fall already. >> rain is on the increase in a few spots. i'm going to show you those now because we are all going to get rainfall tonight but we are really seeing an uptick in that rain on kpix 5 high-def doppler radar. check out the south bay, los gatos, san jose, cupertino,
city last thursday after a week long manhunt. >>> san francisco police are looking for an assault rifle similar to this. it was stolen from a parked police car over the weekend. somebody broke the window to the locked unmarked car and stole the weapon. the weapon is issued to specially trained offers. >>> a south bay hot took has been badly damaged by fire. the fire broke out at the lap pictures hound shortly before 5:00 this morning. investigators don't consider anything suspicious, but as you can see, a lot of the restaurant is damaged. restaurant dates back to 1971. >> is there anybody there willing to help this lady and not let her die. >> ravens. >>> a retirement community's policy prevents a nurse from giving a bay area senior citizen cpr. >>> water gushing through a bay area neighborhood. days later, why the nightmare is far from over. >>> starving away the pounds. it's the latest diet craze in britain. how many claim you can do radically healthier by doing something that sounds truly unhealthy. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passin
of the gun purchases. >> and a similar cause in san francisco as protesters rallied in front of their senator's office in support of the lawmaker's efforts against gun violence. >>> investigators say that the mother of the sandy hook gunman gave her son money to buy another gun. the search warrants reveal that adam lanza had that check from his mother, along with 1,600 rounds of ammunition, samurai swords and guns at their homes. they scoured their home in december after killing his mother and drove to his former elementary school. there he killed 20 first graders and six staff members and then himself. >> the information doesn't help bring back dillon or any of the others who lost their lives that day. which is why i would rather focus on the changes that can come from this. >> meanwhile some families of the victims are featured in an anti-gun tv commercial that's running. the ad urges congress to act on gun control measures. >>> reboiling that talk about banning the assault weapons after the connecticut school massacre? well that's not going to happen. even the house minority leader is sayi
. >>> another officer-involved shooting left a man dead in san francisco. police in daly city attempted to pull over a suspected car thief about 12:30 this morning. that led to a police chase that ended up in san francisco's little hollywood neighborhood. the man pointed a gun at them as he tried to flee on foot. >> one of the daly city officers discharged his firearm staking the suspect. the the president -- striking the suspect. the suspect didn't survive his injuries. >>> now that now makes three deadly officer involved shootings in the bay area in the past 48 hours, sheriff' deputies killed a suspected kidnapper early yesterday morning. authorities were tipped off by his victim who texted a friend who called 91. the suspect led deputies on a chase before crashing and that's when they shot him fearing he was reaching for a weapon they say. no gun that was found. santa rosa police are still investigating. these all come on the heels of tuesday's officer-involved shooting in santa cruz. >>> it is something that no one can quite get their minds around. a hole in the earth opening up under a hou
one san francisco neighborhood needs. sinkholes are opening up all over after a big water main break in west portal. homeowners are in an awful mess. >> reporter: it is a heartbreaking situation for this couple. three months ago they bought a beautiful home on 15th avenue, renovated the entire property, then heard the sound of water late tuesday night. it was 30 inches deep in their living room as they finally got downstairs. the city's water line had burst under ground. soil has washed away. homes have been red-tagged as unlivable. but the city is trying to help everyone. >> it's very unsettling. it's a horrible thing. not good. at the same time, we're doing our best to try to be responsive. and i've had a number of the homeowners say they appreciate what we're doing. nobody wants to be through this. we want to work together to get to a good solution for everybody. >> reporter: homeowners are now in the process of temporarily moving out. they've been thanking san francisco's water department employees, calling them very respo
in san francisco this morning sent four people to the hospital. the fire department says three people were stabbed about 2:15 this morning at 17th and mission streets a little more than an hour later another person was stabbed at 26th and folsom streets. there is no word on any of the victims' conditions at this point. san francisco police department is not commenting. >>> investigators in the central valley are trying to figure out how a volunteer was mauled to death by the very lion she was taking care of it. it happened yesterday at cat haven, an animal sanctuary in the sierra foothills east of fresno. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is live in our newsroom with more on what happened. >> reporter: the humane society is coming out this morning saying this was irresponsible and the victim should not have been in the end closure with the lion unsupervised. fresno county sheriff's deputies found the young woman lying by the lion severely injured just yesterday afternoon. another park worker wouldn't lure the lion into another pen so deputies shot and k
to san francisco ended with another officer- involved shooting. according to officers they shots and killed the suspect when they say he raised a gun at them. and in sonoma county deputies killed a suspected can kidnapper on friday. authorities say they were tipped off by his victim who texted a friend to call 9-1-1. the suspect led deputy on the chase before crashing. deputies shot him when they thought he was reaching for a weapon but no gun was found. >> this all comes on the heels of the tuesday involved shooting in santa cruz where a man and two officers were killed. there will be a funeral at the h.p. pavilion for both officers, gunned down when trying to interview a sexual assault suspect. two days later grieving officers found a touching memorial. a military purple heart metal was pinned on to a teddy pair. the police chief says that the meaning of the metal is deeply understood by the department and it will be stored in a safe place. >>> and in the tennessee sane taclara county held its largest ever cash gun back buy this weekend. each handgun, shotgun and rifle brought
. at the airport in san francisco, it's 45. in san jose, 46 degrees. in san jose, 37. and, yes, sunset tonight at 6:12 p.m. but by tomorrow night, the sun will be setting at 7:13 p.m., as we do daylight saving time goes into full force. dry week ahead as high pressure builds in after the little bit of rain we got the preceding week. things warming up as well into the mid-70s by the end of the week, as the low pressure that was over our part of the state kicks out to the east and leaves us with high pressure. so a very spring-like week ahead for the bay area. high pressure sends all of the moisture out in the pacific up where it belongs. the pacific northwest, up in fungus corners. for us, high pressure means it will be warm this week. some numbers may even nudge 80 degrees by wednesday and thursday. the future cast showing us that we've got plenty of sunshine in the offing for the bay area, with clear skies for most of the day. doesn't look like there's going to be too much in the way of cloudiness, except a little bit touching the peninsula later in the da
month we have seen in about 150 years in san francisco? >> no. >> yeah. >> millard fillmore was president the last time. >> it's amazing. >> paul mentioned that the other night. >> just not much coming around the other night but we have signs of changes but we are going to look at a great day ahead. lots of sunshine outside and well, temperatures going to be heating up today. in the the mid-70s going to be a possibility. starting out with some patchy dense fog toward the coastline and even in some of the valleys early on this morning. watch out for that, that's very thick. that big ridge of high pressure sitting overhead is compressing that air and putting it down near the surface. but this ridge will bring us lots of sunshine by the afternoon. these temperatures going to be something else. averages usually in the low to mid-60s. today way above the average. about 73 degrees in santa rosa. about 74 in san jose. and 67 degrees in san francisco. enjoy it! we have some changes coming up right in time for the weekend. maybe a couple of rai
in a few minutes. >> thank you. >>> rain is the last thing one san francisco neighborhood wants to see right now. sinkholes are opening up all over after that big water main break in the west portal and it's causing a major headache for about six homeowners. three have been red-tagged, uninhabitable and three others are yellow-tagged signifying they are dangerous but still people can go inside. the ground is still so saturated that the foundations of those homes are giving way. >> we're looking to replace the water main that broke, the 16", up to vicente just to insure we don't have any further problems. >> and it could be months before it's dry enough to make the necessary repairs. all the displaced homeowners have been temporarily relocated at the city's expense. the water department expects the work to be going on, on that water line every day for the next three months. >>> campbell police want helping solving their first homicide since 2007. dozens of people gathered at santa clara high school for a candlelight vigil to remember 18-year-old richar
last year. they compared israel's enemies as savages. >> san francisco won't tolerate islamic bigotry. >> the only thing necessary for evil to prevail is for good people to look the other way and do nothing. >> when somebody like -- attacks our religion, they attack us. >> i am only using high-profile muslims in their own words. how does that paint every muslim with the same brush? i don't understand that. >> reporter: is it hate speech or free speech? doesn't seem to matter much to muni. >> can i swear on a bus ad? >> depends what you're saying. >> reporter: in this case, muni felt obligated to run the ads because in similar cases, the court ruled that the first amendment applies to such ads. but they decided not to make any revenue on them. >> we're transferring it to the human rights commission to help encourage tolerance. >> reporter: these bus ads will run the next four weeks. >> the ads are on ten of muni's 800 buses and san francisco isn't alone. the ads have also appeared in washington, d.c. and chicago. >>> for the world's 1.2 bi
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